Have you had pain in your foot or heel for more than seven days?Has a friend or relative suggested that you may have “Plantar Fasciitis?”One of the more common reasons for pain in the heel is Plantar Fasciitis. It occurs when the “Plantar Fascia” in the feet develops inflammation, and the whole foot becomes stiffContinue Reading »
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Author: Charity Murtorff
How Can I Shorten Recovery Time After Surgery?
You’re probably familiar with the benefits of physical therapy in rehabilitating soft tissue and musculoskeletal injuries.However, are you aware that getting physical therapy after surgery is not only beneficial but supported by solid scientific facts? After an operation of any type, your connective tissues, muscles, and bones gradually undergo natural healing over the weeks and monthsContinue Reading »
Are Good Foot Orthotics Worth It? And How Can They Help Me?
What Are Foot Orthotics?Foot orthotics are a tool frequently used by Physical Therapists to assist clients who are experiencing foot pain and/or discomfort further up the body – including the ankles, shin bones, knees and hips – that have likely been caused by either an injury or deformities that have developed within the feet. AlsoContinue Reading »
Is Hip Pain Hindering You?
If you’re experiencing pain that originates in the lower back before then shooting down through your hips, buttocks and leg, chances are you are being hindered by sciatica. This pain may have gradually crept up on you over time or a particularly awkward movement may have brought it on suddenly. Either way, sciatica is anContinue Reading »
What Exactly Are Foot Orthotics? And How Can It Help Me?
Have you been experiencing pain in your foot? Suffered prolonged discomfort in your heel? Heard of orthotics but never been sure of how it can help? Chances are, you have landed on this blog looking for answers. So, we’ll get straight down to it. Foot orthotics remain one of the best ways to combatContinue Reading »
How Do I Know That Physical Therapy Will Help Me?
Question: How can I tell if physical therapy actually works? Answer: By the power of testimony. Let me tell you a story. The year is 2011. LMAFO’s Party Rock Anthem blares from the Bluetooth speaker system at the tennis courts. In her Champion-workout tee and tennis skirt, Aimee Henderson is flying across the court. Diving forward toContinue Reading »